International students at Michigan Technological University have teamed up with Dining Services at the Houghton, Mich., campus to cook and serve the cuisine of their home countries.
– Michigan Technological University|27-Aug-2014 9:00 AM EDT
Georgia State University has introduced the Common Application for prospective undergraduate students, joining about 500 colleges and universities in a program aimed at simplifying the college admissions process.
– Georgia State University|27-Aug-2014 8:05 AM EDT
The first sod was cut by Empa Director Gian-Luca Bona and Eawag Director Janet Hering, together with Walter Steinmann, Director of the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE); Markus Kägi, a member of the Canton of Zurich’s Governing Council; and Lothar Ziörjen, the Mayor of Dübendorf. The project is funded by the federal government, the canton and the municipality. Over the next few years, the one-of-a-kind research house in Europe designed by the Zurich-based architecture firm Gramazio & Kohler will be putting future forms of living and working, new construction methods and new, energy-efficient technologies to the test. This will allow these technologies to reach market maturity more rapidly, which could give the industrial companies involved a major headstart. NEST will be permanently occupied as a guesthouse and the office units used on a daily basis.
– Empa Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology|27-Aug-2014 3:00 AM EDT
University of Adelaide research has shown that piglets can be weaned later with no negative effects on sow birthing frequency.
– University of Adelaide|26-Aug-2014 11:00 PM EDT
Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have developed algorithms to identify weak spots in tendons, muscles and bones prone to tearing or breaking. The technology, which needs to be refined before it is used in patients, one day may help pinpoint minor strains and tiny injuries in the body’s tissues long before bigger problems occur.
– Washington University in St. Louis|26-Aug-2014 7:05 PM EDT
The effectiveness of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment may hinge significantly upon sleep quality, report researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System in a paper published today in the Journal of Neuroscience.
– University of California, San Diego Health Sciences|26-Aug-2014 5:00 PM EDT
Knowledge is Power: UCLA Study Finds Men who are Uneducated About their Prostate Cancer Have Difficulty Making Good Treatment Choices
They say knowledge is power, and a new UCLA study has shown this is definitely the case when it comes to men making the best decisions about how to treat their prostate cancer.
– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences|26-Aug-2014 5:00 PM EDT
A study published in the Journal for Healthcare Quality reports that many huge malpractice awards can be prevented by targeted interventions by health care provider organizations to reduce patient safety risks, such as reducing diagnosis errors.
– National Association for Healthcare Quality|26-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT
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